The National Manufacturing Summit is hosted by Weld Australia and The Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work.


About Weld Australia

Weld Australia is the peak body representing the welding industry in Australia.

Weld Australia represents the welding profession in Australia. Our members are made up of individual welding professionals and companies of all sizes. Weld Australia members are involved in almost every facet of Australian industry and make a significant contribution to the nation’s economy.

Our primary goal is to ensure that the Australian welding industry remains both locally and globally competitive, both now and into the future.

A not-for-profit, membership-based organisation, Weld Australia is dedicated to providing our members with a competitive advantage through access to industry, research, education, certification, government, and the wider industrial community. Weld Australia is the Australian representative member of the International Institute of Welding (IIW).

MISSION: Weld Australia is the leader in facilitating growth of world class welding in Australia.

VISION: Weld Australia seeks to enable industry to access leading edge technologies for all types of joining processes through technology transfer, education and certification opportunities.

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About the Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work

The Centre for Future Work is an initiative of the Australia Institute, to conduct and publish progressive economic research on work, employment, and labour markets.

It serves as a unique centre of excellence on the economic issues facing working people: including the future of jobs, wages and income distribution, skills and training, sector and industry policies, globalisation, the role of government, public services, and more.

The Centre will also develop timely and practical policy proposals to help make the world of work better for working people and their families.